Odisha Film Development Corporation

The Odisha Film Development Corporation is a Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) of Government of Odisha. Odisha Film Development Corporation is a promotional agency for the growth and development of film industry in Odisha established in 1976[1] in Cuttack to promote the Odia film industry.[2]

Odisha Film Development Corporation
HeadquartersChalachitra Bhawan, Buxi Bazar, Cuttack
Region served
Kuna Tripathy


  • Establishment of Kalinga Studios with Complete Facilities for Indoor Shooting, Outdoor Shooting, Editing, Dubbing, Music Recording (Mono Stereo), Mixing in 16mm, 35mm and Cinema Scope Format
  • Establishment of Prasad Kalinga Film Laboratory for Processing and Printing of Colour and Black & White Films in 16mm, 35mm and Cinema Scope Format
  • Establishment of a Video Complex in Kalinga Studio for Production of Video Films, Telefilms and Serials with Facilities for Editing, Recording, Dubbing and Shooting
  • Organisation of 16 of Regional Film Festivals for Screening of Various Award Winning and Indian Panorama Films
  • Organisation of 9 of Children's Film Festivals in Collaboration with Children Film Society of India
  • Organisation of the 5th International Children's Film Festival in the Year 1987
  • Organisation of 13 Foreign Film Festivals
  • Sanction of subsidy to 283 Oriya & Other Languages Featured Films & Documentary Films
  • Sanction of subsidy to 13 New Cinema Houses Equivalent to ET Collected for First 2 Years
  • Sanction of loan for Construction of Cinema Houses to 86 Entrepreneurs
  • Sanction of Soft Loans for Production of 95 Odia Featured Films
  • Sanction of Term Loan for Production of 41 Odia Feature Films
  • Establishment of an Office Complex known as Chalachitra Bhawan to House the Headquarter of the OFDC at Cuttack with a Film Archive and Preview Theatre
  • Declaration of Film Production and Cinema Hall Construction as Industrial Activities
  • Enforcement of Compulsory Screening of Odia Feature Films in the Cinema Houses since 11 December 1978
  • Opening of Regional Office of the Board of Film Certification

Past ChairpersonsEdit

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ Nanda, Jayanta K. (2001). Industrial Development. Sarup & Sons. p. 146. ISBN 978-8176252539.
  2. ^ "Position of Oriya Film Industry". Directorate of Film Festivals.

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